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Teen charged with driving into Memphis protest, hitting 4

10 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Monday, June 08 2020 Jun 8, 2020 June 08, 2020 11:31 AM June 08, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By ADRIAN SAINZ
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say an 18-year-old motorist in Tennessee has been charged with recklessly driving into a group of demonstrators who were protesting police brutality, striking four. According to police documents, Anthony Marcuzzo slowly drove his Chevrolet Tahoe into a line of people “and continued to move forward, pushing through the four demonstrators” during a Friday protest in Memphis. A woman was carried 20 feet as she hung onto the driver’s side mirror. She was treated at a hospital for minor injuries. Marcuzzo remained on the scene but was released. Police reviewed surveillance video and charged Marcuzzo on Saturday with reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

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